Disadvantages Of Laser Hair Removal

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Unwanted hair on different parts of our body - this is big problem of our modern civilization. We used to use waxing, shaving, tweezing or plucking but all of them are only short-term methods. Since The ruby laser was invented by Maiman in 1960 we have had a big chance to use it in medicine and cosmetics. Today we have this types of laser in beauty medicine:


  • Alexandrite laser - for laser hair removal available on the market in 1997. efficiency- hair reduction 85-90%

  • Diode laser - efficiency- Portable device, good in small areas like lower legs, underarms and bikini lines. Hair reduction 84-90%

  • ND:YAG LASER - Possibility of use on all skin types even tanned skin. Efficiency- hair reduction 84-90%

  • Intense Pulsed Light - Not good results after one treatment, should be about 8-15 treatments. Non-laser source of light so the procedure is cheaper than these with laser source. Efficiency- hair reduction 64-65%

Please remember about disadvantages:


  • The skin can be left with dark marks or pale patches, which should fade over few months

  • 4-6 treatments to have good results

  • Avoid laser hair removal treatment if you are sensitive for a sunlight

  • Avoid laser hair removal treatment if you have acne and treat it with Isotretinoin

  • Laser hair removal may cause many skin diseases: hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, erythema.

  • Price - about 420$-500$ for treatment


Are You still interested in laser epilation treatment? Please check offices and clinics in Washington area - dc hair laser removal Washington on Website http://www.hair-laser-removal-washington.com


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